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How to do Florence on a Budget

Lessons In 'Essentialism': Getting More Out Of Life By Doing Less

Greg McKeown doesn't believe in having it all or doing it all. In his new book <i>Essentialism,</i> he argues that we should pursue only those things that are truly important — and eliminate everything else.<p>"In the bigger picture essentialism is about fighting this nonsense that we have been sold ... that …

What Size Are You, Really?

J. Crew has introduced it's newest size: 000. Translating to a woman with a 23" waist, the Internet went into an uproar, with many people stating that this new size introduction creates difficult standards for women to physically achieve. This created a huge discussion surrounding sizing, global …

17 Food Reasons The French Are Better At Life

The French get a lot of flak for, well, being French. They're teased for acting pretentious, and they're accused of displaying feelings of superiority. We're not going to take sides on the matter, but we will say this: When it comes to their food, the French have good reason to get high and mighty. …

Exclusive: Read J.K. Rowling's new post for the latest Harry Potter 'gossip'

<i>Can’t get enough of Harry Potter? Then this is for you.</i> <i>Since March, best-selling author J. K. Rowling has been writing original stories about the imaginary 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals for</i> Pottermore<i>, the online home for the world of Harry Potter.</i><p><i>Rowling shared her latest Pottermore.com</i> <i>story</i> …

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Where to Find the World's Least Expensive Luxury Hotels

We know that a luxury hotel can set you back a pretty penny. But not everywhere -- if you know where to look. We recently set out to find the 15 countries where staying a night at a luxury hotel is in general the most expensive. Now we are peering through the other end of the telescope -- to find …

5 Countries You Can Visit for Less than $50 a Day

There are too many travel myths out there. Probably the most common one is that international travel is too expensive for the average person -- It's just not true.<p>Dedicated travelers and backpackers everywhere know that finding the right deal and being open to compromise can make practically any …

Travel

Soprano Karita Mattila: 'It's never too late for a debut'

It's never too late for a debut." Karita Mattila smiles. This might be becoming her mantra. She sang Marie in Berg's Wozzeck for the first time last October at the Royal Opera, and now she is back in London for her first performance as the Prima Donna in Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos. She is 53, and …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

The 33 Most Beautiful Places In America

We asked—you answered. From the beaches of Hawaii to the plains of the Midwest, here are the 33 most beautiful places in America, according to you.

How to Make a Brick Grill - DIY Temporary Brick Hibachi Grill

9 Air Travel Improvements We'd All Love To See

Gone are the days when air travel felt like a luxurious adventure filled with fancy meals and lots of legroom. These days, unless you're sitting up in first class, flying leaves a lot to be desired.<p>So it's not surprising that one inquisitive Redditor received more than 9,000 comments after asking, …

Met Opera Orchestra slams Peter Gelb - Limelight

Opera house orchestra releases report asserting General Manager’s “lavish spending on unpopular productions”.<p>The award-winning Metropolitan Opera …

Hillary’s Six Book Goals

For much of the world’s population, this is World Cup week. But for we twisted souls who follow politics more closely than sports, it’s Hillary Week—the moment at which the publication of her new memoir, “Hard Choices,” an account of her four years as Secretary of State, returns her to the media …

What’s in a Letter?

In 2009, Shaun Usher was searching for a new way to sell people on letter writing. He’d dropped out of university several years before, and, at the time, he was working as a freelance copywriter. (“Copywriter might be a bit of an exaggeration,” he said, “I wasn’t exactly Don Draper.”) He felt like …

10 Maya Angelou Quotes That'll Make You Love Life and Get Sh*t Done

Inspiration straight from a legend

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

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Inside Flipboard / May 19, 2014<p>After Ariane and Michael Batterberry got married in 1968, they set out to create a culinary magazine that felt more …

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

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A Trove Of Celluloid, Primed For The Public

History buffs and YouTube junkies rejoice. British Pathé, the newsreel archive company, has just opened the floodgates, releasing 85,000 historic films to YouTube. Reels spotlighting Muhammad Ali, Mother Teresa, the Russian Front in World War I, a 1909 Wright Brothers flight, Queen Victoria's …